TODAY articles 2003 october


Sweet music in Year of the BluesEl Greco retrospective opens at Met‘The Event’ poses a difficult questionAround the world ‘Through the Lens’‘Concert for George’ a fitting tributeShowcasing Gauguin’s last works‘We Just Want to Live Here’‘The Pleasure of My Company’Cure your calzone cravingA little career advice for King of PopNovelist Coetzee wins Nobel PrizeOld blue eyes is back on BroadwayBullying and gay kidsJack Black goes back to schoolThe many roles of Jack BlackPeter Dinklage lives largeNeil Diamond‘Taking Sides’ passes judgementThe rights of nursing home patients‘What It Feels Like’Washington saves mediocre ‘Time’Reunite with long lost friendsThe new Scandinavian cuisine‘Wonderland’: As icky as it getsShirley Hazzard, back at lastTransforming a good causeRobbins should do his researchThe problem with mammograms‘The Kennedys: America’s Emerald Kings’‘School of Rock’ makes the grade‘America’s Voices’ for Oct. 4‘Luther’ has style but not substanceDido strikes depressingly similar noteNBC awaiting Maria Shriver’s return‘Mountains Beyond Mountains’Cassandra Wilson sets standards‘Good Boy!’ plays deadTibetan treasures come to the U.S.Fall Books: FictionThe problem with mammogramsTop books for kidsCelebrating Bastille Day 2‘Around the Table: Easy Menus For Cozy Entertaining at Home’Johnny Cash and the price of darkness‘Dopamine’ doesn’t stimulateMister Rogers lives on in new bookRomance heats up ‘Passionada’No one wins in ‘Freddy vs. Jason’Don’t ‘Order’ this muddled messHeadache-inducing ‘Party Monster’‘Dickie’ falters but finds laughs‘Dummy’ just plain strange‘Matchstick Men’ doesn’t quite igniteGentle ‘Lions’ an engaging rompGive in to ‘Fighting Temptations’‘Duplex’ is hopelessly vacant‘Against Love: A Polemic’Tarantino looks to shock viewersTarantino’s thirst for vengeanceFor Eastwood, change is the key‘Jack: Straight From the Gut’Can an action hero take real action?Britney Spears’ unauthorized product pitchFixtures to give your bathroom a facelift‘Breathing for a Living’Beauty, value from France’s RhôneO Brother!Near-nude Britney shuns sexy imageLagerfeld in ‘good mood’ in ParisDrama flows from ‘Mystic River’Breast cancer awarenessThe Tarantino touch‘Save Karyn’The role of luck in success and survival‘The World According to Mister Rogers’Raised by a pack of French poodles‘Kill Bill’ leaves you wanting moreJon Cryer’s cauldron of anxieties‘House of the Dead’ a dudCyclists ride to fight cancer‘Sickened’Learn to cook like a proTale of the Clooney conwomanA new option in birth controlCelebs litter NRA’s enemies list‘Every Second Counts’‘Secrets of Style’A new option in birth control‘Sylvia’ sinks in its own despairDoes Hollywood hate the heartland?Give yourself a leg upStreisand’s ‘Movie Album’ uninspiring‘Pieces of April’is no turkeyWill Romano scrap ‘Raymond?’‘Runaway Jury’ a meaty melodramaSchool shooting satire wins BookerNew ‘Chainsaw’ just too slickBlanchett shines as ‘Veronica Guerin’Big value in an Argentine redA $10 California Cab gets it rightA secret from Spain — for just $10An elegant Australian ShirazIndulging in a top BordeauxBritney ready to become a BritJ. Lo offering up a lot less lipBig (House) White from California‘Law & Order: Crime Scenes’‘The Old Farmer’s Almanac’Starting a living willPatricia Clarkson: Indie queen‘Angel’ re-vamps for the new seasonAiken makes sappy songs tolerableIn Afghan fight, geography is keyCash tribute to be televised on CMT‘Law & Order: Crime Scenes’‘The Road to Armageddon’Val Kilmer says he’s not ‘difficult’‘The Boy From Oz’ celebrates Allen‘Growing Up in the American Heartland’Think pink!Sites that will fit shoppers to a THow to clean up on beauty productsFree online magazine subscriptionsHaunt your house for HalloweenWhen your child changes schoolsWhen kids take medicine at schoolThe medicine ball workoutIs a reverse mortgage right for you?Getting involved in clinical trialsAre your shingles in shambles?‘But all my friends are doing it!’Preteens and peer pressureSummer sunburn 101A fresh twist on classic treatsFame-grubbers, not gold-diggersAtlanta just says no to ‘The Kiss’Scare up some stellar costumesSaving Private LynchCan ‘Trading Spaces’ redesign itself?To end ‘Friends,’ break them up‘8 Simple Rules’ not quite so simpleHudson flashes badge for ’10-8’De Niro diagnosed with prostate cancerLame, from New York, it’s ‘SNL’Race’s role in comedy an issuePaltrow tries her hand at suicide‘Intolerable Cruelty’ lacks biteDid bribery lead to Roy’s attack?The pains of being ‘Born Rich’‘This is Today: A Window on Our Times’‘Franklin and Winston’‘Because Each Life is Precious’‘Last Child of Camelot’A sumptuous pumpkin feastJustin & Britney separate, but equal?Want your home decorated?Meeting your perfect matchZevon, 56, is dead after a long illnessAn impressive new Spanish whiteSpears sings an apology to TimberlakeTough love, minus the love‘24’ begins another jam-packed dayKennedy photo book is published‘Scary Movie 3’ phones it inWhat’s your pizza personality?Repent and exercise or else!Controversial friend for Michael Jackson5 love mistakes that are keeping you singleGeorge Harrison: Living in the spiritual worldHit-TV-show search yields a winnerTalking back to backtalkTurn back the clock in style‘Whoopi’ looks for the new laughAmerican luxury for the massesIs gambling channel a good bet?No religious role for Val KilmerHBO, BBC team up to take ‘Rome’‘The Simpsons’ has lost its cool‘The Simpsons’ has lost its coolTwenty-twenty-twenty-four hours to goFor hemp foods, a decisive momentAmericans, by the numbersIs your city sitting pretty?Familiar faces back on new dramasAll in the new familyThe real-life ‘School of Rock’‘Love Actually’ is holiday hokumMcKenzie brings viewers to ‘O.C.’‘The Opposite of Fate’Make this Halloween a safe oneWho needs radio anymore?A ‘Shortlist’ of artists to watch‘Alien’ returns, scarier than everWhy do women and men cheat?‘A Tuscan Cooks in America’‘The Early Stories’The Strokes’ economy of emotion‘Beyond Borders’ provides no reliefEchoes of Columbine in ‘Elephant’Beyond bedrails and bathmatsU.S. still top spender on health careCool kitchen gadgets aboundA summer of blockbuster salesConquering clutterMeg Ryan frosty, not perky in UKSuffering too clean in ‘My Life’‘Prey for Rock’ has indie credA tale of two MiamisHave yourself an old-fashioned HalloweenIs Pamela Anderson endangering her health?Anderson crusades for the big catsThe power tool that changed horror forever‘Brother Bear’ growls with lifeMeg Ryan’s escape from Cute IslandTune out saccharine-sweet ‘Radio’‘Once’ may not be enoughReaping benefits of rich fall harvestOops, she undressed againDean Cain to play Scott PetersonABC wades into religious quagmireIt’s Miller time on CNBCBush’s plan resurfaces old dilemmasBeetle nears the end of the roadHealth groups’ donor ties questionedCheck the cubicle next to youSioux fight Feds, this time over hempBeware pitfalls of the summer road‘Boomburbs’ mark an era of sprawlFire pilots’ widows seek their shareHuge gaps remainon northern borderFor Catholics, cautious next stepsHomes are where the value is